European car aficionados will gather in Palm Desert this weekend for Desert Concorso at the Shadow Mountain Resort.
The event, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, will feature Italian, British, German and French sports cars, as well as "selected American hot rods with exceptional engineering and/or design qualities," according to organizers.
Maseratis from Maserati of Rancho Mirage will be on display to celebrate the Italian carmaker's 100th anniversary.
Desert Concorso, part of the Italian auto event Concorso Italiano, will also celebrate Italian food, fashion, art and music. Dean Martin impersonator Paul Elia will perform.
Tickets are $70 each and include a gift bag with a collector's magazine.
For information, go to http://desertconcorso.com.
– City News Service.